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Magic Bites (Kate Daniels Series #1)

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18 out of 24 people found this review helpful.

Great urban fantasy

In the near future, the world is a very different place as magic has returned but it ebbs and flows. When it flows, technology fails, but when it ebbs technology works. Kate Daniels belongs to the Mercenaries Guild, taking care of magical problems that organizations w...
In the near future, the world is a very different place as magic has returned but it ebbs and flows. When it flows, technology fails, but when it ebbs technology works. Kate Daniels belongs to the Mercenaries Guild, taking care of magical problems that organizations won¿t touch. Her mentor Greg Feldman wants her to join his group the Atlanta chapter of the Chapter of the Order of Knights of Merciful Aid but she refuses as she prefers being a lone wolf.-------------- When Greg is killed, she goes to the Order to tell them she wants to find her mentor¿s killer. They tell her she can perform a sidebar investigation under their rule and provide her the information they know and the pictures they have. The crime pictures show the same entity murdered Greg and a vampire. It looks like a shapeshifter is the culprit, which implies hostilities are erupting between that species and the Masters of the Dead, necromancers who control the mindless vampires. Kate has a hunch that someone is orchestrating things behind the scenes to cause a war between the two wary adversaries but she has no idea who has the power to pull off such a diabolically sly ruse.------------------ Ilona Andrews is the newest fantasy magician who makes her world seem plausible yet entertaining mindful of Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey. The heroine is an enigmatic interesting individual who learns over her investigation that she is capable of trusting others as well as gaining the confidence of Pack King Curran while still keeping much of what she learns to herself. MAGIC BITES is an enchanting paranormal whodunit that takes the supernatural into new natural directions.----------------- Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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6 out of 26 people found this review helpful.

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You know Harriet you should have been an author or at least a critic. I lost count of the books I passed on because of your reviews. You are one gigantic plot spoiler. If you talk as much as you write, I bet you don't have many friends. Then again, its my fault for...
You know Harriet you should have been an author or at least a critic. I lost count of the books I passed on because of your reviews. You are one gigantic plot spoiler. If you talk as much as you write, I bet you don't have many friends. Then again, its my fault for reading your posts.

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  • Posted May 18, 2009

    Good Series

    I liked this series. It doesn't offer much to originality, but if you like reading paranormal novels then this one has it all. The story moves along pretty quickly, which is a plus. Nothing worse than reading a book that takes the first 50 page to warm you up to the plot.

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